“CMA Summer Stay-Cay” to Feature More Than 60 Stars, Including Luke Combs, Jason Aldean & Carly Peace

“CMA Summer Stay-Cay” to Feature More Than 60 Stars, Including Luke Combs, Jason Aldean & Carly Peace

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest (June 4–7) may have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Country Music Association is planning to keep fans entertained this summer.

Jimmie Allen and Lindsay Ell will host CMA Summer Stay-Cay on July 1 at 5 p.m. CT. The live-stream event will air via CMA’s YouTube and Facebook. The show will include unique performances, Q&As, games and more.

The lineup will feature more than 60 stars, including Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid AndressKassi Ashton, Gabby Barrett, BRELAND, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Blanco BrownKristian Bush, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Jordan Davis, Devin Dawson, Travis Denning, Russell Dickerson, Brett Eldredge, Lindsay Ell, Morgan Evans, Everette, Tyler Farr, Brantley Gilbert, Gone West’s Colbie Caillat and Nelly Joy, Caylee Hammack, HARDY, Jillian Jacqueline, Chris Janson, Angie K, King Calaway, Lady A, LANCO, Chris Lane, Tracy Lawrence, Brandon Lay, LOCASH, Dustin Lynch, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Scotty McCreery, Midland, Justin Moore, Craig Morgan, Kylie Morgan, Jon Pardi, Carly PearceCassadee Pope, Rascal Flatts, Michael Ray, Jameson RodgersDarius Rucker, The Reklaws, The Shires, Granger Smith, Cole Swindell, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tenille Townes, Hailey Whitters, Lainey Wilson, Rita Wilson, Charlie Worsham and Brett Young.

Check out the lineup below:

  • Women of Summer” performance featuring Lauren AlainaLindsay Ell and Cassadee Pope 
  • “Say It With A Song” Game with Lauren Alaina, Devin Dawson and HARDY
  • Jason Aldean Video Premiere Party featuring the World Premiere of New Music Video “Got What I Got,” special Q&A, Tyler Farr hosting the game “Is This Something Aldean Sings?” with fans, and a special Aldean cover performance by 2020 CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship recipient Angie K
  • More than 30 one-of-a-kind new performances from artists including Jimmie AllenIngrid Andress, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Travis Denning, Brett Eldredge, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Dustin Lynch, Scotty McCreery, Carly Pearce, Jameson Rodgers, Mitchell TenpennyTenille Townes, Rita Wilson, and Brett Young, with special collaborations between Jimmie Allen and Lanco, Kassi Ashton and Jordan Davis, and Lee Brice and Carly Pearce  
  • Quick Chat with Gabby Barrett hosted by Radio Disney Country
  • Brothers Osborne full band performance of “All Night” and fan Q&A
  • CMA Fest Flashback with Eric Church remembering his epic mega-medley performance during CMA Fest 2019, with the never-before-seen full 27-minute acoustic performance available on CMA’s YouTube channel during the live stream
  • “’90s Country Cover Challenge” with Russell Dickerson & Friends featuring Dustin Lynch and Carly Pearce
  • The Bud Nitro Room pre-show performances with 2020 CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship recipients Everette and Kylie Morgan 
  • “What’s Gonna Happen Next?” — a really random chat with Brantley Gilbert and surprise guests
  • “Country Couples Challenge” with Jillian JacquelineCharlie Worsham and their spouses
  • King Calaway hosts a special edition of “Nashville’s House Band Series” with special guest Darius Rucker 
  • Lady A special appearance and performance of “What If I Never Get Over You”
  • Chris Lane has “Big, Big Plans” to congratulate two fans on their engagement
  • Catching Up with Tracy Lawrence and Taste of Country’s Clay Moden 
  • Maddie & Tae performing their single “Bathroom Floor,” presented by Music Choice
  • “Old Fashioned Summer” cocktail creation with Ashley McBryde and special guest Lainey Wilson
  • Midland mixes it up with conversation over tequila
  • Amazon Music hosts Jon Pardi’s performance of his Amazon Original, reimagined version of “Ain’t Always The Cowboy”
  • Quick Chat with Rascal Flatts about their 20 years as a group
  • “Honkytonk Tuesday…on a Wednesday!” with Michael Ray featuring special guest Craig Morgan 
  • Quick Chat with Granger Smith hosted by Elaina Smith of Westwood One Nashville’s Nights with Elaina
  • Cole Swindell surprises a Bachelorette Party and performs two of his hit songs
  • Who Knows Their Bandmate Best?” with The Reklaws and The Shires
  • Quick Chat with Tenille Townes  

photos: Luke Combs by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com; Carly Pearce & Jason Aldean by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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